4 legendary U2 concerts exclusively on YouTube
U2, the famous Irish band, has decided to publish 4 memorable concerts of their history on YouTube.
U2 – The Virtual Road
The first appointment today March 17, St. Patrick’s Day.
U2’s YouTube channel, on a weekly basis, turns into ‘U2: the virtual road’.
Four concerts will be presented (for 48 hours only) with remastered audio and new picture quality.
U2 The Virtual Road calendar:
1 – March 17 – St Patrick’s Day – U2 Go Home: Live From Slane Castle – Ireland 2001
The first concert will be broadcast today on St. Patrick’s Day, March 17, 2021.
“U2 Go Home: Live From Slane Castle” celebrates the band’s return to Slane Castle on September 1, 2001, twenty years after their first live on the banks of the River Boyne.
With an exclusive performance, Dermot Kennedy will open the concert with a solo performance recorded last week outside Los Angeles.
2 – March 25 – U2: Live At Red Rocks, Denver, Colorado – USA 1983
On March 25, fans will be able to tune in to see “U2: Live At Red Rocks,” recorded on June 5, 1983 in the United States, at the Red Rocks Amphitheater in Colorado, during the War Tour.
A show that marked their career. Performing in the rain helped make U2 one of the greatest live bands in the world.
3 – April 1 – Popmart: Live From Mexico City – Mexico 1997
The PopMart Tour took Mexico City by storm in December 1997 with a show at Mexico City’s Foro Sol stadium ”.
4 – 10 April – iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE: Live in Paris – France 2015
In December 2015, U2 returned to Paris immediately following the terrorist attacks of November 13, 2015, for two rescheduled shows. “INNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE: Live in Paris” was the last concert of the tour, an unforgettable evening with the performance of Patti Smith’s ‘People Have The Power’.
On April 10, the show will be broadcast for the first time and the French band Feu! Chatterton will be supporting.
Sam Lunn, Island Records Head of Campaign Strategy, said:
“One of the reasons U2 are among the greatest bands in music history is their desire to break the mold. No group has ever managed to combine emotion, ambition and innovation to produce such brilliant live shows. With the announcement of ‘The Virtual Road’ and the collaboration with YouTube, U2 is once again at the forefront with an incredibly exciting virtual concert series. “
Dan Chalmers, YouTube Music Director for EMEA, said:
“It’s great that YouTube is partnering with U2 for this exclusive broadcast. The four concerts featured on ‘The Virtual Road’ are the most memorable and iconic in the band’s history. and the history of rock in general.
U2 have always been at the top of the world rock scene for the past four decades and when they perform, the world notices them, their performances are always a defining moment for music lovers. We are proud to provide the platform for a band that has come to embody the ultimate live music experience. “